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PATH OF LEAST RESISTANCE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does path of least resistance mean? 

PATH OF LEAST RESISTANCE (noun)
  The noun PATH OF LEAST RESISTANCE has 1 sense:

1. the easiest way

  Familiarity information: PATH OF LEAST RESISTANCE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PATH OF LEAST RESISTANCE (noun)


Sense 1path of least resistance [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The easiest way

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

line of least resistance; path of least resistance

Context example:

In marrying him she simply took the path of least resistance

Hypernyms ("path of least resistance" is a kind of...):

fashion (characteristic or habitual practice)


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